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Oct 15, 2012 9:00am PDT
obama wins, the senator will fight the kind of tax deal boehner wants as part of a grand budget compromise. syme to glad the finger pointing has begun without any kind of actual deal on the table. >> look, i think that's kind of silly from "the journal." chuck schumer and democrats are going to go along with what president obama ultimately wants to do. yes, there will be a break or a curve on how far the president goes in some areas, but he's going to be calling the shots on this, and it's clear that he wants a deal and that he's willing to give up some of the things that democrats have been trying to protect for a long time like the sanctity of the entitlement programs as they now exist in order to get it. and then the question's going to be, if you can get some revenue from the republican side, that means tax increases, you're going to get entitlement cuts from the democratic side. and then you're bargaining over the price. >> sam, john brings up a very good point. we've talked about this. the president is willing to go there on some of these entitlement programs. and the expe
Oct 10, 2012 12:00pm EDT
at some of the senate races, particularly in democratic leaning states like massachusetts and connecticut. president obama being on the ballot will significantly help elizabeth warren and congressman murphy there. when you look at the house, though, the democrats would need to win 25 seats in order to regain it. that number i would actually equate to about 35 due to redistricting and different types of retirement and that number is very difficult. the one way in which you would have seen any movement there is perhaps this was a wave election but all the data indicates it's not, more of a turn out the base, fight over independent election like you saw in 2004. even had mitt romney -- one scenario i've talked about with republicans today, had mitt romney not done well at the debate last week and folks had seen the writing on the wall that perhaps this candidacy was doomed they would have done a bob dole 1996 strategy and doubled down on races in the house and senate and put resources there. romney on the uptick they won't do that. they think there's going to be a lot of enthusia
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